Problem w/ 6.0 -> 7.2 update

illoai at illoai at
Sun Jun 7 01:40:46 UTC 2009

2009/6/6 Alex Stangl <alex at>:

> It's also not clear to me whether using is the right
> approach for upgrading from 6.0-RELEASE to 7.2-RELEASE, or if I should
> follow some alternate approach, like booting the 7.2 CD and doing a
> binary upgrade from there?

I've always done such upgrades from source.  It's fairly (!)
simple and reasonably well documented (see the end of
/usr/src/UPDATING) and some due care has prevented any
maimings or deaths.


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